Franklin, MASS.- The Dean College Bulldogs dropped their second contest in program history, losing in straight sets to Emmanuel College (25-10, 25-16, 25-13).
Emannuel came out of the gate strong and never looked back, racing to an early lead in all three sets. Dean rallied with 5 straight points early in the second set to knot the score at 6, but Emmanuel scored 7 out of the next 9 to put them back in control.
Erik English had 9 kills and Alex Silva had 6 for Emmannuel, who registered their first victory of the season after dropping their first four. Seamus McDonagh had 23 assists for the Saints.
Dean next plays Saturday at Eastern Nazarene at 7:00.
*All stats are unofficial.